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ketone body

synonym (synonym of ketone body)

  • (noun.substance)
    a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxyb more.. (noun.substance)
     

hypernym (ketone body IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders (noun.substance)
    any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals (noun.substance)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF ketone body relation)

  • (noun.substance)
    unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation) (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (noun.substance)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym acetone body ketone acetoacetic acid beta-hydroxybutyric acid

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